Job Millward

1746–1785 (Age 39)
Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Job

When Job Millward was born in 1746, in Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Symon R Millward, was 56 and his mother, Mary Moore, was 54. He married Elizabeth Hunt on 22 November 1775, in Oldberrow, Worcestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He died in 1785, in his hometown, at the age of 39, and was buried in Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire, England.

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Job Millward
Elizabeth Hunt
Marriage: 22 November 1775
Ann Millward
Elizabeth Millward
Mary Millward
Hannah Millward

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Hunt


22 November 1775
Oldberrow, Worcestershire, England


    Ann Millward


    Elizabeth Millward


    Mary Millward


    Hannah Millward


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+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 6

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 8

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 24

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): occupational name for someone in charge of a mill, from Old English mylen ‘mill’ + weard ‘guardian’. In southern England and the West Midlands this was a standard medieval term for a miller. Compare Miller .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Job Millward, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Job Millward in entry for Elizabeth Millward, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Job Millward in entry for Ann Millward, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"

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